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Aug 3, 2009 2:00am EDT
bomb- making factories used by the sect. they started attacking police stations on sunday. there are reports that hundreds of people have been killed in the five days of violence. the nigerian government has been concentrating its action in borno state and the capital. that is the headquarters of the s.e.c.. there has also been unrest across other states in the north of the country. there is a long history of trouble in nigeria. last year, they attacked government property. they're growing levels of poverty, malnutrition, and resentment in the islamic north. nigeria it should be a rich country. it has huge reserves of oil in the delta. the wealth has not been dispersed around the country. it adds to the discontent that sparked the current violence. >> the leader of the group behind the violence in the north died while in police custody. police say he was killed by security forces in a shootout when he tried to escape. human-rights watched called the killing unlawful and concerning. >> it is the end of butyl -- brittle few days in nigeria. -- it has been a brutal few days i
Aug 10, 2009 12:00am EDT
. >> president bill clinton. >> killed by a u.s. missile strike. a terror offensive. and putin's show, more holiday again. welcome to this week. this week showed an emotional reunion, with the north korean president and a former president to pull it off. two journalists freed after bill clinton traveled halfway across the world to meet kim jong il. adam brooks reports on the return and the impact the episode might have on the un. >> their plane touched down at dawn. the two journalists had just been rescued from the prospect of 12 years in the korean labor camp. hannah lee, who is 4, had not seen her mother since the arrest at the border. >> we were taken to a location, and when we walked through the doors, we saw standing before us. >> it takes 10 weeks to assure the reunion. >> degree and we all saw on television is a source of happiness not only for the families, but for the entire country. >> the white house wanted this to be seen as a mission of mercy, but it might be more. it winds its way up the chain to the oval office. its nuclear weapons, missiles, and intentions, have been a worr
Aug 24, 2009 12:00am EDT
in libya. washington condemns the move. defying the millions cast their votes. >> it was a great day for us. we did it. >> carnage in iraq. at least 95 were killed and hundreds wounded in baghdad. is she or isn't she? the athlete takes us sex test. >> welcome to this week. a white house spokesman called it outrageous and disgusting. president obama himself called it a highly objectionable. libya's jubilant welcome for the man convicted of the pan am bombing stirred emotions. terminally ill, he was freed early from a scottish jail this week on compassionate grounds. two hundred seven people were killed in the bombing, two- thirds american. we have two reports. first, our correspondent reports on his release. >> the first glimpse of the terrorist dress in white, surrounded by prison officers and about to leave the scottish jail. cheers from waiting crowds awaited him, now a free man but under police escort. a convoy of vehicles escorting him to glasgow airport with security tight. he was convicted of the mass murder of 270 people, the decision to release him was taken by the justice secretary
Aug 17, 2009 12:00am EDT
's president played host to his counterparts in the u.s. and canada. swine flu, the drug wars an immigration and trade were the main areas where they pledged to work together. on the thorny issue of protectionism, president obama promised to expand commerce with his neighbors. there was anger at the verdict in burma's opposition leader who faces another 18 months detention, excluding her from next year's election. president obama and the u.n. called for her release. the u.n. security council voiced serious concern on the conviction and its mill impact. and its political impact. >> she faced the gauntlet inside a high security prison. burma is a frightened country, and no one dare to raise a protest. these pictures were filmed secretly. the court sentenced her to three years jail with hard labor. she is 64 and has spent most of the last 20 years in detention. within minutes, the burmese government intervened and the sentence was reduced to 18 months house arrest. even the regime does not want to provoke another explosion of public anger. her crime was to allow an american visitor called john
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